noun \ˈrü-bən\

Definition of REUBEN

:  a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel

Origin of REUBEN

Hebrew Rĕ'ūbhēn

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth

Rhymes with REUBEN



Definition of REUBEN

:  a grilled sandwich of corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut usually on rye bread

Origin of REUBEN

probably from Reuben Kulakofsky †1960 American grocer
First Known Use: 1956

Other Food Terms

calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel



Definition of REUBEN

:  a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in cartoon artistry

Origin of REUBEN

Reuben L. Goldberg †1970 American cartoonist
First Known Use: 1958


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